DANKO Hodowla Roślin Sp. z o.o. w Choryni
DANKO Hodowla Roślin Sp. z o.o. in Chorynia is a company with a rich history and breeding tradition dating back to 1880.
It is a leading breeding company on the Polish grain market. The main areas of the Company's activity are plant breeding, seed production of cereals, legumes, grasses and rape as well as agricultural activities, in particular dairy production.
DANKO manages the area of 6,519.5 ha. There is a creative breeding of winter rye, winter and spring wheat, winter and spring triticale, winter and spring barley, oats, peas, field beans, vetch, alfalfa and grasses - perennial and multiflorous ryegrass, festulolium.
The company's mission is to improve the efficiency of plant production by constantly supplying farmers with new varieties with improved agricultural characteristics and grain quality. Seed production is carried out in seven modern seed centers - Zakład Nasienno-Rolny Kopaszewo and Zakład Nasienno-Rolny Szelejewo (Wielkopolska), Plant Breeding Plant in Laski (Mazowsze), Plant Seed and Agricultural Plant in Dębina (Pomerania), Agricultural Sobiejuchy and Zakład Nasienno-Rolny Łagiewniki (Kujawy) and in the Seed and Agricultural Plant in Modzurów (Silesia). Currently, we offer a total of 125 varieties of agricultural plants in 17 species.
Currently, we offer 119 own varieties of agricultural plants in 20 species (winter and spring wheat, winter and spring triticale, winter and spring barley, rye, oats, field beans, peas, fodder peas, soybean, vetch, festulolium, ryegrass, perennial ryegrass, timothy, white burbot, reed fescue, bristle fescue and hybrid alfalfa). It consists of: 75 varieties of cereals, including: winter wheat - 10, spring wheat -10, winter triticale - 26, spring triticale - 6, rye - 12, oats - 9, spring barley - 1. Moreover, we have 16 varieties of plants legumes, 24 varieties of forage grasses, as well as varieties of hybrid alfalfa and bristle fescue for lawn use.
Among the numerous varieties of our breeding, some of them have recently been particularly appreciated by domestic and foreign producers. These are winter triticale: ROTONDO, winner of the MTP Polagra 2016 Gold Medal at the start - short-haired, No. 1 in seed reproduction, TRAPERO with record yielding and excellent forage properties, as well as the newest CASINO - No. 1 in yield in 2016, and " king of poor soils ”- AVOKADO, triticale with a traditional straw length and very high health and winter hardiness. FREDRO - very fertile and resistant to sprouting, and short-stemmed TWINGO, as well as MAESTOZO - for poor soils, and GRENADO - short, the most widely cultivated in Europe, are still highly rated.
The latest registrations of 2017 await farmers in the queue for recognition - short-haired ORINOKO and PORTO, showing high resistance to fouling and diseases; spring triticale - the latest registrations are MAMUT - No. 1 in yield in 2016 and 2017 and SOPOT, very fertile, stiff and PUZON with the highest protein content, an excellent component for forage preparation, as well as a stable and high-yielding variety of spring triticale MAZUR in recent years and DUBLET - the most widely cultivated variety of this species in Europe.
Winter wheat: the newest TYTANIKA (A / B) characterized by very good quality parameters of the grain and high winter hardiness, HONDIA (E / A), super fertile, high quality grain, very good health and winter hardiness (Gold Medal MTP Polagra 2016), ARKADIA ( A) - extremely fertile, winter-hardy with low soil requirements (Złoty Medal MTP Polagra 2014),
OSTROGA (A) - sharp, very fertile, winter-hardy, of very good quality grain; spring wheat: the newest GOPLANA (E / A), MANDARYNA (E / A) and STRUNA (A) - enabling cultivation on weaker soils, also as wires, with high quality grain parameters, ARABELLA (A) - high-yielding, high-quality, early , with high adaptive properties, also cultivated abroad, KANDELA (A) - fertile and resistant to diseases; winter rye: the first variety of TUR hybrid rye awarded with the MTP Polagra 2016 Gold Medal, with excellent fertility, the newest varieties of population rye - the highest yielding in their category are DAŃKOWSKIE TURKUS and DAŃKOWSKIE HADRON, as well as DAŃKOWSKIE GRANAT, DAŃKOWSKIE RUBOWSKIE and sold in population rye sowing units; oats: yellow-grained ARKAN, ARDEN and ZUCH, tolerant of weak positions, unsealed NAGUS, high in protein and fat, BRETON - early, with low husk content, GNIADY - the first brown-husk variety in Poland with exceptional nutritional value.
Among the grasses, the following are noteworthy: the SULIMO intergeneral hybrid variety - providing highly productive feed for animals; cultivars of perennial ryegrass - SOLEN - widely cultivated, GAGAT and AQUAMARINE with high yields of green and dry matter; varieties of Italian ryegrass: TURTETRA and MITOS - suitable for the production of fodder in the form of green fodder, silage and hay, and for the production of biogas; TENIS turf fescue - lawn grass.
In legumes - the newest mustache pea variety is TYTUS, also ARWENA and the already recognized BATUTA intended for consumption and fodder, and other peas that are highly appreciated by farmers - EZOP and TARCHALSKA, as well as the HUBAL fodder pea variety. The cultivars of the self-ending vetch, new GRETA, INA, and cultivars suitable for stubble catch crops and covered by the agri-environmental program - the cultivars KWARTA and JAGA, are also worth mentioning. Another species has joined the wide offer of DANKO - soybean with the latest ERICA variety.